The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 35 45 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.93% 0.34% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 2.13% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +26.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 13.89% 16.04% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 88
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Network Security
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Luton region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Luton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) GSM
2 5 (71.43%) SMS
2 5 (71.43%) 3GPP
2 5 (71.43%) UMTS
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) SS7
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
2 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) RIP
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SSL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) SMS
2 5 (71.43%) 3GPP
2 5 (71.43%) UMTS
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) GSM
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (71.43%) SS7
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) RIP
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) F5